YOUR STRESS LESS TOOL KIT

From oils to apps, th­ese home­grown beauty and well­ness wonders will nix that fraz­zled feel­ing

Women's Health (UK) - - GOOD LOOKS -

1. THE SKIN TOOL Ele­qura Rose Quartz Sculpt­ing Tool (£25, ele­qura.com)

If you strug­gle with man­ual mas­sages, up your game with some ap­pa­ra­tus. One end tucks in tightly un­der the eyes and the other hugs the jaw­line and cheek­bones to get your cir­cu­la­tion go­ing. Plus, rose quartz is said to elim­i­nate neg­a­tive en­ergy. Dou­ble win.

2. THE HAIR MIST This Works Stress Check Hair Elixir (£25, this­works.com)

Spray this on to wet or dry hair in the morn­ing and the blend of neroli, patchouli, laven­der, ve­tiver and camomile will re­lease its good­ness every time you move your head – lulling you into a calm, med­i­ta­tive state that lasts. Even a killer com­mute couldn’t rile you.

3. THE HER­BAL TONIC Pukka Re­lax 7 Day Kit (£9.99, pukka­herbs.com)

A dou­ble whammy of Pukka’s pop­u­lar ‘Re­lax’ tea and the won­der adap­to­genic herb ash­wa­gandha, this calm­ing combo will in­stil in­ner peace and help you feel more grounded. Ex­pect your sleep qual­ity to in­crease, which is a big thumbs up for your skin.

4. THE NIGHT CREAM Elemis Su­per­food Night Cream (£46, elemis.com)

Feed­ing dry, de­pleted skin with sweet al­mond milk, chia seeds and omegas 3, 6 and 9, this cream locks in mois­ture to counter rest­less nights with a cool, calm com­plex­ion.

5. THE ANTI-AGE­ING CREAM

Neal’s Yard Frank­in­cense In­tense Lift Cream (£65, neal­syardreme­dies.com)

Proven to de-stress, re­lax and re­store a sense of bal­ance and peace, the ther­a­peu­tic ben­e­fits of frank­in­cense were re­cently backed up by testers tri­alling this calm­ing cream.

6. THE ES­SEN­TIAL OIL Aro­mather­apy As­so­ci­ates De-stress Frank­in­cense Pure Es­sen­tial Oil (£30, aro­mather­a­pyas­so­ci­ates.com)

If any­one knows their oils, it’s th­ese guys. Pure high­est-qual­ity frank­in­cense re­lieves stress and nat­u­rally in­duces deep breath­ing. Pour a few drops into your palms and press it into the back of your neck or rub it on your pil­low.

7. THE DAY CREAM Ilapothe­cary Pro­tec­tive Aura Day Cream (£37, ilapothe­cary.com)

Con­tain­ing wild indigo, a medic­i­nal herb that strength­ens the im­mune sys­tem and fights in­fec­tion, this deeply nour­ish­ing mois­turiser also uses Moringa oil to sta­bilise col­la­gen and re­pair stress-dam­aged skin cells.

THE APP Calm (free, calm.com)

Crowned itunes’ num­ber one app in 2017 and cre­ated by two Brits, Calm is down­loaded an aver­age 30,000 times a day. Packed with guided med­i­ta­tion, sleep sto­ries and non-preachy mind­ful­ness mas­ter­classes that fit into your rou­tine, you can see why it comes out on top.

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